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Bars In Morehead City NC For Drinks, Music, And Local Entertainment

We want this to be a local area community discussion article relating to bars in Morehead City NC which offer great nightlife entertainment, drink specials, dancing, live music, and other fun in both the downtown waterfront area and uptown. We also encourage bar owners and managers to use the no registration discussion form at the bottom to tell us about events and special interests happening at your establishment.

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Morehead City is Carteret County’s largest municipality and has a robust downtown area with many places to enjoy a nice day along the waterfront, visiting restaurants, sitting on decks enjoying watching boats pass by, and enjoying the local coastal environment. At night, the downtown becomes alive with many establishments offering dancing, live music, and other events.

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Placement in the list below does not indicate a recommendation or review.

Jacks On The Waterfront

Located on Evans St in downtown, this establishment offers a very robust and fun environment overlooking the water, multiple decks, live music and dancing, a pizza truck outside for convenience, and full service bar. Jacks is very popular with visitors to our community.

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Off The Hook

This establishment is located on Evans St and has great views of the charter fishing boats and local scenery. This place offers outdoor seating, live music, and is very popular for both locals and visitors to the local area.

Redfish Grill

Located on Evans St, this location is primarily a well established restaurant, but does have a full service bar, outdoor seating, and specials. Please let us know in the comments below if there is live music here.

Southern Salt

This location on Evans St is located directly on the water with an outside deck, restaurant, and live music in the spring, summer, and fall months. This establishment is very popular with locals.

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Full Circle Cafe

Again, located along Evans St offering a quaint and local feel, popular with both locals and visitors to the area. This place offers a full service bar, but we aren’t sure about local music.

Ruddy Duck Tavern

Located between Jacks and the Sanitary Restaurant, this is a very popular restaurant that has outdoor seating on the water and has a great bar which is very busy and lively.

Arendell Room

Located at the corner of 7th St and Arendell St, this establishment is a very upscale bar popular with locals and tourist. You can find live music here some nights during the busy summer months.

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Ioanni’s Grill

Located at 4138 Arendell St in uptown, this establishment is a very busy and popular establishment with great food and lively bar setting with outdoor seating. Let us know if there is music here and other forms of entertainment such as pool tables.

Shipwrecks Bar And Grill

Located at 4051 Arendell St, this establishment is a very lively place to play pool, eat appetizers, and listen to great music. Very popular with the younger crowd.


Again, we hope readers, owners of these establishments, or managers will use the discussion form below to tell us about news, events, drink specials, and other things happening at their establishments so we can deliver the best possible information to those visiting Carteret County and Morehead City NC and who are looking for entertainment.

Local Area Waterfront And Downtown Entertainment

We encourage readers to use the no registration form below to discuss their favorite waterfront and downtown bars and entertainment venues, and to let our readers know what makes them your favorite.

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Michael Sharp

Native of Carteret County NC, Father to Makayla and Savannah. You can add me on Facebook. Interest include web development, encryption, and other technologies.

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